The information provided below is about some of the calls officers responded to over the last twenty-four (24) hours. Most narratives represent early and preliminary information that was gathered from those in the field who were actively working the cases. In many instances, facts and circumstances, even the type of crime listed, can change as the investigation unfolds.
From 6:00 a.m. on 10/18/2022 through 6:00 a.m. on 10/19/2022, MPD received 383 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. A breakdown of the calls for service per district is as follows: Central (64), East (74), Midtown (70), North (57), South (43), West (60), and Other (15). "Other" is used for calls that either do not have a sector or the sector is not in the City. This would be used in the case of one of our officers assisting another law enforcement agency.
Priority calls only from 5:30pm to 9:15pm and from 10:25pm to 12:15am.
WEST: Domestic Disturbance – 4:38 am. During an argument the suspect (36-year-old male) pushed the victim and damaged the apartment. The suspect was arrested for domestic disorderly conduct and damage to property. (This was a late call that did not make the previous 24-hour cycle.)
EAST: Weapons Offense – 8:25 am. A suspect (26-year-old male) reported he accidentally discharged his firearm while unloading his handgun in his apartment. No other residents or apartments were affected. The suspect was cited for discharge of firearm.
WEST: Traffic Crash – 11:18 am. An officer at S Whitney Way and Piping Rock Rd heard a crash and observed the suspect driver (32-year-old male) accelerate away from the scene. The suspect driver then crashed into another vehicle as he turned onto Gilbert Rd. No injuries to other drivers were reported. The suspect was arrested for hit and run, possession of oxycodone, reckless driving, eluding, speeding and driving after revocation.
SOUTH: Domestic Disturbance – 2:45 pm. The victim reported that the suspect (39-year-old female) was at his residence despite having bail conditions not to be on the premises. The suspect was arrested and charged with domestic disorderly conduct and bail jumping.
WEST: Stolen Auto – 3:26 pm. A mother reported her 25-year-old son stole her vehicle. Officers developed probable cause to arrest the suspect for OMVWOC. Suspect is at large.
NORTH: Residential Burglary – 5:07 pm. Officers responded to the 2800 block of Independence Ln where the suspect (21-year-old male) entered two residences. Officers developed probable cause to arrest the suspect for burglary and disorderly conduct. Suspect is at large.
WEST: Weapons Offense Shots Fired – 5:08 pm. Officers responded to Elver Park for reports of shots fired. Officers checked the area and did not locate any evidence of shots fired, damaged property or injured persons.
SOUTH: Check Person – 5:48 pm. Officers responded to a residence for a suicidal subject who was attempting to harm herself. Officers consulted with staff at the residence as well as Journey Mental Health. The subject was left in the care of staff at her home.
WEST: Strong Arm Robbery – 8:18 pm. The victims reported that an unidentified suspect approached them as they walked up to the entrance to their apartment building and struck them. The suspect stole several items from the victims. Suspect is at large.
CENTRAL: Runaway Juvenile – 9:22 pm. A mother reported her 17-year-old daughter ran away. The juvenile was listed as missing and an ATL was aired.
CENTRAL: Traffic Stop – 1:05 am. An officer in the 2000 block of E Washington Ave observed the suspect (53-year-old male) drive in a suspicious manner and then park his vehicle illegally on the street. Officers observed illegal drugs and open intoxicants in plain view in the vehicle. The suspect was taken into custody. Charges are forthcoming.